The Island music awards is back

  What an exciting scene it was when The Island Newspapers introduced Sri Lanka’s first ever music awards – The Island Music Awards – in...

Alternative Sunday round three

For those of you who enjoyed the heavy music at Alternative Sunday and Alternative Sunday part two, now get ready for Alternative Sunday round...

Ashanthi wins Best Pop Act award

Sri Lankan songstress Ashanthi de Alwis has won the Best Pop Act award at the Bite My Music Global awards, the organizers said on...

Tony.T quits R.I.O and goes solo

R.I.O frontman Tony.T, the man famous for the tracks ‘After the love’ ‘Shine on’ and ‘Like I live you’ has quit the band and...

Bollywood, Katy Perry open IPL-V

Bollywood and cricket blended seamlessly to make for a glitzy opening ceremony of the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Chennai...

Shaggy back in Colombo next month

Mr. Boombastic, Shaggy, will be performing in Colombo next month, his second tour to the country. Presented by the popular online store Anything.lk, Shaggy will perform with...

Ashanthi nominated for Bite My Music award

Sri Lankan singer/songwriter Ashanthi has been nominated in two categories at the Bite My Music global awards. Ashanthi has been nominated in the BEST POP...

Alternative Sunday part 2

  If you thought Alternative Sunday was just out of this world get ready for Alternative Sunday part 2 is here and will dish out...

Tweet war between MIA and Cooper on Lanka

Outspoken hip-hop star M.I.A. and CNN newsman Anderson Cooper have settled their differences following a war of words via Twitter.com on Wednesday (14Mar12) over...

Olivia Newton John in Sri Lanka

The star of the hit movie Grease and Grammy award winning singer Olivia Newton John will be in Sri Lanka next month as part...

Divas come alive at Silk

A group of young talented female singers took to the stage at DIVAS 'LIVE' at the Silk club in Colombo on March 10 and...

Alston’s video premiers at Cricket final

The new video of Sri Lankan born musician Alston Koch will premiere at the Commonwealth Bank tri-series cricket final on Sunday at the Gabba in...

Malaysia cancels Erykah Badu show over ‘Allah tattoos’

Malaysia has cancelled a concert by US singer Erykah Badu after a publicity photo showed her with the Arabic word for "Allah" tattooed on...

Alternative Sundays to hit Colombo

For the longest time Metal heads found an affinity towards Dubstep, but never really had the chance of moshing to it, perhaps in the...

Monks fume over Sinhala track

Buddhist monks have expressed anger over a Sinhala song by the Sri Lankan band ‘Daddy’ as it allegedly disrespects Buddhism. The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU)...

Adele wins big at Grammy awards

British soul diva Adele won the best song of the year Grammy for “Rolling in the Deep” on Sunday, her fourth prize at the...

Hollywood Reacts To Whitney Houston’s Death

The celebrity community has reacted with shock and sadness over the loss of Whitney Houston. Whitney, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic...

Beyonce and Jay-Z share baby pic

Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z have shared the first pictures of their daughter, Blue Ivy Carter. The superstar couple - who welcomed their first child into...

MIA shows the middle finger at Super Bowl

Controversial Sri Lankan born singer MIA showed the middle finger on Live television during the American Super Bowl halftime show over the weekend forcing...

Doom over Colombo this month

Sri Lanka’s first metal gig for 2012, Doom Over Colombo, will be held at the Women’s International Hall in Colombo this month. Presented by Hela...